Missing Word: This Day in History (December)

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Can you name the missing words relating to these historic December dates?

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1st (1955)Rosa _____ refuses to give up her seat to make room for a white passenger
2nd (1939)New York's _________ Airport is opened
3rd (1984)Thousands die from toxic gases leaking from ______ Union Carbide Factory
4th (2003)Liberian President Charles ______ is placed on Interpol's most-wanted list
5th (1791)Composer ________ Amadeus Mozart dies at age 35 Read mor
6th (2001)The Canadian province of ____________ is renamed ____________ and Labrador
7th 2004)Hamid ______ is sworn in as Afghanistan's first popularly elected president
8th (1980)Former Beatle John ______ is shot dead by Mark Chapman
9th (1992)Prince _______ and Princess Diana announce a formal separation
10th (1901)The first _____ Prizes are awarded
11th (1941)Germany and _____ declare war on the United States
12th (1911)Delhi replaces ________ as the capital of India
13th (1996)The U.N. chooses Kofi Annan of _____ to be the United Nations seventh secretary-general
14th (1911)Norwegian explorer Roald ________ reaches the South Pole
15th (1964)Canada adopts its national flag, a red _____ leaf on a white background
16th (1916)Grigori ________ is assassinated in Russia
DateAnswerClue
17th (1538)Pope Paul III ______________ Henry VIII of England
18th (1892)Tchaikovsky's 'The __________ Suite' premieres in St. Petersburg
19th (2007)A rare copy of the _____ Carta is sold for $21.3m at auction
20th (1957)Elvis Presley receives his _____ notice for the US Army
21st (1913)The first _________ puzzle is printed in the New York World
22nd (1989)Germany's ___________ Gate opens for the first time in almost three decades
23rd (1923)A Visit from St. ________ is published
24th (1818)'______ Night' is composed by Franz Joseph Gruber
25th (800)Coronation of ___________ as Holy Roman Emperor, in Rome
26th (1982)Time's Man of the Year is the personal ________
27th (2001)The U.S. announces plans to hold Taliban and al-Qaeda prisoners at __________ Bay
28th (1612)Galileo Galilei becomes the first astronomer to observe the planet _______
29th (1851)The first Young Men's _________ Association opens
30th (2011)Russell Brand, announces that he had filed for divorce from Pop Star ____ Perry
31th (1967)Evel Knievel fails in his attempt to jump the fountains at _______ Palace

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